This Day in Aviation History

January 17th, 1963
First flight of the Short SC.7 Skyvan.

The Short SC.7 Skyvan is a 19-seat twin-turboprop aircraft manufactured by Short Brothers of Belfast, Northern Ireland. It is used mainly for short-haul freight and skydiving.

The Skyvan is a high wing, twin-engined all-metal monoplane with a high semi-cantilever tailplane with twin rudders. The first flight of the Skyvan, the Skyvan 1, was on 17 January 1963. It is affectionately called “the shed” by pilots and crew….

Wikipedia, Short SC.7 Skyvan:

YouTube, Skyvan SC-7 Landing Tulsequah:

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